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Methi Eliachi Loli Recipe

Methi Eliachi Loli is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Shallow Fry Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 3 cups - whole-wheat flour
  • 3 tbsp - Ghee or Butter
  • 10 - Cardamom pods, seeded
  • 1/4 cup - Sugar
  • 1 cup - water
  • Ghee to shallow fry
  • How to Make Methi Eliachi Loli:

    1. Crush cardamom seeds coarsely. Sieve flour into a large plate.
    2. Make a well in the centre.
    3. Boil together ghee, water, sugar, cardamom seeds.
    4. Simmer for a minute, or till sugar dissolves completely.
    5. Cool to lukewarm.
    6. Pour into well of dough.
    7. Mix into a semi-stiff, pliable dough.
    8. Knead for 3-4 mins, till dough is smooth.
    9. Cover with a moist cloth, keep aside for 30 mins.
    10. Divide dough in 4 parts.
    11. Take one part, make a smooth ball, roll into a thick round.
    12. Make small incisions by poking with a fork or knifepoint, all over.
    13. Apply a little oil on board, to assist rolling.
    14. Heat a griddle, put roti on it.
    15. Dry roast both side till tiny brown spots appear.
    16. Reduce flame, drizzle a tsp of ghee on one side.
    17. Fry till golden spots are formed, pressing with a spatula, to aid cooking.
    18. Repeat for other side.
    19. Repeat till roti is crisp and golden.
    20. Repeat for remaining dough.
    21. Serve hot with any of the gravy dishes.


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